Counseling vs Psychiatry
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Psychological counseling and psychiatry are overlapping professions. Practitioners in both are mental health professionals– their area of expertise is the mind and the way it affects behavior and well-being. But there are differences between them, people sometimes find those differences confusing, especially when they are looking for help. Click on the link to read and […]
Relieve of Pain Through Acupuncture
Recently, we welcomed Tom Stuck as our newest staff member here at Lilac Wellness and Counseling. He previously worked at Kaiser Permanente as a clinical supervisor for alcohol and drug services for 22 years before retiring in 2008, for the first time. After realizing that he needs for fulfillment than just being in fun activities, […]
Acupuncture and Carpal Tunnel
Acupuncture has been used in to treat many conditions and relieve pain. Traditional Chinese acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles into the skin at specific “acupoints”; this relieves pain by releasing endorphins, the body’s natural pain-killing chemicals. This practice is generally quite safe. The advent of single-use, sealed needle packages has all but eliminated […]
What is Counseling?
A great recent study found that those who suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome may find pain relief from acupuncture! Amazingly, the research from Harvard University is showing acupuncture has the potential to remap the brain and improve functionality and symptoms such as pain, numbness, and tingling. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can cause the slowdown of nerve […]
Counseling is a therapeutic relationship between two people that helps resolve personal, social, or psychological problems and difficulties. As a counselor, I endeavor to help people identify and achieve their personal growth goals. These are often things like reduced mental health symptoms, a better marriage, reduced substance use, better emotional boundaries, or increased coping skills. […]